• Development Area: Harbour View
  • Constituency: East Rural St Andrew
  • Districts: 2

Community Borders:

  • North: Bito
  • West: Dallas
  • South: Bull Bay
  • East: Bull Bay

Community Representation:

  • Member of Parlaiment: Mr. Joseph Hibbert
  • Councillor: Mr. Francis Bonner
  • Mayor:

COMMUNITY PRIORITY ISSUES

  1. Poor Roads
  2. High levels of youth employment (14-24 years)
  3. High levels of adult unemployment (25 years and over)
  4. Limited or no opportunity for training and Employment
  5. Low skill

Number of Active Community Based Organizations: 3

Demographic Data
Estimated Population Size 1,320
Estimated Number of Households 170
Average Households Size 3.4
% Households headed by males 48
% Households headed w/o academic qualification 78
% Households headed by unemployed persons 26

Age sex distribution of population

Age Cohort Male Female Average
0-14 17.9 12.5 15.2
15 - 24 10.3 7.7 9
25 - 29 1.9 2.9 2.4
30 - 64 17.9 19.5 18.7
65+ 3.5 6.1 4.8
TOTAL 51.5 48.7 50.1

Social and physical ameneties

Housing

75% of houses were made from block and/or concrete 88% of houses were owned by occupants

Utilities

30% of residents received water from standpipe, 16% from private catchments 83% of residents used electricity for lighting

Communication

Cellular telephone services were utilized by 97% of residents

Sanitation

Garbage was burnt by 94% of households while 9% buried their garbage 65% of households utilized pit latrines while 47% also used water closets not linked to a sewer